HUMAN Launches Inaugural Franchisee Development

Los Angeles, Calif. (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 - HUMAN ("Helping Unite Mankind and Nutrition"), America's fastest-growing healthy vending franchise and the leading distributor of convenient healthy foods, recently held its inaugural franchisee development bootcamp called "the Elevation Summit." Unlike HUMAN's Healthy Business-Building Bootcamp (HB3), which occurs when franchisees first sign on to the HUMAN franchise, the Elevation Summit is a three-day event focused on continued education and training for franchisees who have already launched throughout their local communities.

The Elevation Summit, which occurred from February 19 to 22 of this year, brought nearly 30 HUMAN franchisees from across the nation to HUMAN headquarters in Culver City, Calif. to accomplish one task: to optimize their healthy vending franchises. HUMAN is proud to continually pave the way when it comes to franchisee development and coaching.

"The Elevation Summit was an exciting event for us—not only did we get to see our franchisees' smiling faces again, but we also had the privilege to announce our new technologies and services to them," said Sean Kelly, CEO and Co-Founder of HUMAN. "We're proud that our socially-conscious platform of healthy vending, micro market and snack delivery services have the potential to yield additional revenue streams for our franchisees while also effecting our mission to make healthy food more convenient than junk food."

Elevation Summit attendees participated in the following events:

  • Healthy Micro Markets Overview & Training
  • Overview of HUMAN's New Healthy Snack Delivery Service, "SnackNation"
  • Advanced Training on HUMAN's Machine Line-Up, Including the HUMAN Touch and AutoPod
  • Advanced Instruction on the USDA's "Smart Snacks In School" Rules
  • Dinners & Masterminding with HUMAN's leadership
  • Product Demonstrations, Discussions & Sampling of HUMAN-Approved Products, including: Hint Water, ips All Natural, Kind Healthy Snacks, Larabar, Luvo, Inc., Pop Chips Pure Bar and Somersault Snack Co.

"It's been a great experience to get to interact with a lot of people that I met at HB3 [and] people I've never met before [but] talked to some of them on the Facebook Forum. Even though I'm already operating a market, I feel like I've learned a lot," said Jason Bryant, a HUMAN franchisee based in Concord, New Hampshire.

Together, HUMAN's network of franchisees buy millions of healthy snacks and beverages per year to sell in HUMAN-brand vending machines, micro-markets and its healthy snack food delivery service called SnackNation, which made the Elevation Summit an excellent opportunity for healthful product brands to get in front of influential buyers.

For information on having HUMAN's healthy vending machines, micro markets or snack delivery service at your location, please go here []. For information on becoming a HUMAN franchisee, please go here [].


HUMAN ("Helping Unite Mankind And Nutrition") is America's leading distributor of convenient healthy foods whose mission is to create "Easy Nutrition Everywhere." Via healthy vending machines, healthy micro-markets, direct delivery services, and other innovative automated retail technologies, HUMAN delivers on its vision to make healthy food more convenient than junk food. HUMAN can be found in over 2,000 schools, offices, hospitals, health clubs, YMCAs, and other locations in over 40 U.S. states, Canada, and Puerto Rico. The "better-for-you" platform delivers a wide variety of healthy snacks, fresh produce, coffees, and locally-sourced foods. In addition to providing healthful food options, HUMAN healthy storefronts provide nutrition education via high-definition LCD screens that display streaming videos and other digital content.

HUMAN has been ranked by Inc. Magazine as the #168th Fastest Growing Private Company in America, by Entrepreneur Magazine as the #1 Vending Franchise in the 2014 Franchise 500, and by Forbes as one of "America's Most Promising Companies" (two years in a row).

HUMAN donates 10% of profits to charities that fight the causes of childhood obesity and malnutrition, with a predominate recipient of those funds being HUMAN's non-profit arm, HUMAN Everywhere.


Annabel Adams


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